9 People Prince Counted Among His Closest Friends

Prince was an intensely private man, and some of the close friendships he cultivated in his life are just coming to light now. Here are some of the people the Purple One kept close.

SHEENA EASTON

The pair denied for decades that they'd been involved, but their musical chemistry kept them collaborating even after Easton's career died down in the 1990s and Prince became embroiled in his battle with Warner Brothers.